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  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya: media

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating modesty rules after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz al-Maiman,...

  • Saudi police detain young woman for removing abaya

    Saudi police detained a young woman for violating 'modesty rules' after she removed her abaya, the loose-fitting, full-length robes women are required to wear, on a main street in the capital Riyadh, local media reported on Monday...

    "Police officers have detained a girl who had removed her abaya on al-Tahliya street, implementing a challenge she announced on social media several days ago," the newspaper quoted Colonel Fawaz...

  • Abaya not mandatory attire for Saudi women, says cleric

    DUBAI: Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robe — a senior member of the top clerical body said, another indication of the kingdom’s efforts towards modernisation...

    On his radio programme, Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said Muslim women should dress modestly, but this did not necessitate wearing the abaya...

  • FIFA hires crisis consultants as first official extradited to US

    ZURICH: Swiss authorities extradited to the United States the first of seven current and former FIFA officials arrested in a corruption investigation while world football’s governing body hired a New York-based crisis communications firm to help handle multinational probes and try to restore its tarnished image...

    Swiss authorities did not name the extradited official, but the news came six days after a source told Reuters that Jeffrey...
  • Consultants oppose piped gas to ‘uneconomical’ categories

    ISLAMABAD: Independent consultants appointed on the instructions of the government have recommended limiting the expansion of piped-natural gas to uneconomical consumer categories and replacing it with cylindered-gas to contain huge energy losses amid scarce domestic resources...

    The consultants were of the opinion that this level of system losses was too high...

  • Hefty payout to consultants displeases CJP

    LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday expressed displeasure at hefty amount being paid to foreign consultants engaged for Punjab Saaf Pani Company and huge salaries paid to its officials...

    “Who are these consultants and for what purpose they have been hired,” the chief justice asked company CEO retired Capt Muhammad Usman...

  • Wapda faces resistance over plan to hire local consultants for dam construction

    LAHORE: The Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) is facing resistance from the quarters concerned in the federal government over its plan to hire local consultants for supervising and the execution of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams’ projects, it has been learnt...

    The opposition started from the relevant ministries after Wapda finally decided in principle to give the lead role to local consultants instead of international...

  • Taliban admit to holding talks with govt team in Norway

    KABUL: The Taliban on Friday admitted taking part in informal talks in Norway with an Afghan delegation, reportedly made up of women, signalling a nascent dialogue despite an escalating militant offensive...

    Norway on Thursday said it was hosting a new round of talks between Taliban representatives and members of Afghan society, with media saying the dialogue was focused on women’s rights in Afghanistan...

  • Norway plans tax breaks for remotest Arctic oilfields

    OSLO: Norway’s government plans to make taxpayers rather than oil companies pay special UN fees for any offshore production from remote Arctic regions, according to letters sent to oil firms and seen by Reuters...

    It was criticised by opposition parties that want tighter limits on exploration in the fragile Arctic environment, days before an election in which the future of Norway’s big offshore oil and gas sector is a major issue... ...

  • Norway, Philippines envoys killed in helicopter crash, army claims no terror attack

    GILGIT: Ambassador of Philippines Domingo D Lucenario Jr, Ambassador of Norway Leif Larsen and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors were among seven people killed in a helicopter crash in Naltar Valley in the Gilgit-Baltistan region on Friday...

    According to a list of passengers obtained by AFP, the ambassadors of Indonesia, Lebanon, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Romania, Norway, South Africa, the Philippines and Poland...

  • Germany, Norway humiliate World Cup new teams

    OTTAWA: Former champions Germany and Norway got off to winning starts at the women’s World Cup on Sunday as newcomers Ivory Coast and Thailand took a battering...

    Germany whipped the Ivory Coast 10-0 after Norway thrashed Thailand 4-0 in the opening round of Group B matches in Ottawa’s Lansdowne Stadium...

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